HNC in Sports Science & Coaching
|Mode of study||HE Full-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||9 September 2024 Please note that day of week is just an indication at this stage and could be subject to change|
|Course code||FLR4SPT001 (2425)|
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Who is it for?
Suitable for anyone wanting to work within the vast industry of sport and leisure at a high level. This sports course is particularly related to those wanting a career in coaching, teaching, sports science, sports management, or performance analysis.
After the course, you can progress onto the third year of applicable degree courses at a range of Universities, begin a teacher training route, or go directly into employment.
A minimum of 48 UCAS Points in subjects appropriate to the course. This may include A Levels in PE, sciences such as Biology, Level 3 Sport, or other vocationally relevant qualifications. Industry-related experience and additional qualifications can also be considered.
What does the course involve?
- Physical Activity, Lifestyle & Health
- The Sport Landscape
- Project Management (Pearson-set unit)
- Work Exposure
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Technology in Sport
- Sports Leadership
How is the course assessed?
A wide range of assessment methods includes Essays and reports, exams, presentations, practical delivery, reflections and analysis, group work and more.
How much does it cost?
The course cost is £7,425 per year. Students can qualify for student loans as full-time learners. There may be additional costs for trips abroad i.e. skiing, the Ardeche and expeditions.
The course is designed to contain a range of sport-related disciplines to allow access to a range of employment fields and University top-up options. This includes subjects relating to sports coaching, sports science, sports management and business, and technology in sport
There will be the opportunity to access external additional qualifications in a number of sports during the course. This may be at cost.
I like my course because it covers a wide range of areas in sport so we can have many choices of career pathways. The teachers have a lot of connections which can also help us get into whatever area of sport we want to do in the future.
I am really into football and want to go into coaching as a career and the teachers are helping me get the qualifications I need for this.
There course has a good mix of practical elements that go alongside the theory and assignment work.
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